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April 20, 2016
On Saturday, April 16th, five graduate students, two faculty, and four alumni from the Psychological Sciences’ Behavior Analysis concentration attended the 12th Annual Virginia Association for Behavior Analysis Meeting and Conference, VABA, in Newport News, Virginia.
April 8, 2016
Former Psychological Sciences graduate student, Liz Pyburn, was selected to receive The 2016 Graduate School Outstanding Thesis Award for the STEM, Health, and Behavioral Studies for her thesis project entitled “Persons Can Speak Louder Than Variables: Person-Centered Analysis and the Prediction of Student Success.”
March 18, 2016
Dr. Jeff Dyche, Director of the Psychological Sciences program at JMU and a former research psychologist for the Navy, was recently contacted by a former colleague, Lieutenant Colonel (Dr.) Candy Wilson, to conduct research for the Geneva Foundation. This nonprofit organization funds research to improve the lives of servicemen and women.
August 17, 2015
Liz Pyburn, a student in the Quantitative Psychology Concentration, received the competitive "Best Paper by a Graduate Student" Award from the Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA).
December 9, 2014
Michael Hall is being recognized along with adjunct faculty member Thomas Wilcox (College of Education) for their innovation of 'Band-Pass Filter Designs for Acoustic Musical Instruments'.
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